30-Licence Download

This is a choral download sold with a licence to make up to 30 copies.

Of Time and Passing (2016) is a cycle of three choral songs written specifically for the London-based ensemble, VOCES8, taking into consideration their versatility and ability to beautifully intone a range of vocal colors with precision and grace.

Programme Note
III. Into Your Hands, confines the writing into no more than four parts, often with octave unisons.This creates a more direct and word-focused setting in which the Psalmist’s urgent words are placed at the forefront. Largely homophonic, this song is at times chorale-like, at times madrigal-like, finally relinquishing it’s tension into peaceful rest, proclaiming “You have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God…”